Media Contacts

General Business & Trade Media Inquiries:
Karen Denning
Nicole Miller

Store, Promotional & Product Inquiries:
Julianne Embry
Owen Torres
Media Relations

 

   

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Senior Leadership

Executive Committee

  • Roland C. Smith
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Roland C. Smith was named Chairman and CEO of Office Depot, Inc. in November 2013. An experienced senior executive, having served as President and Chief Executive Officer of both public and private companies and on numerous boards, Smith comes to Office Depot, Inc. with a strong track record in increasing operating profit, managing complex integrations, directing corporate turnarounds and transforming companies for future success.

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  • Michael Allison
    Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer

    Michael Allison was named Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Allison is responsible for all global Human Resources functions, including Compensation and Benefits, Talent Management, Associate Relations, Organizational Development & Training, and Diversity & Inclusion. Additionally, the Communications function reports to him.

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  • Mark Cosby
    President of North America

    Mark Cosby was named President of North America for Office Depot, Inc. in July 2014. He oversees the company’s retail, contract sales, e-commerce, merchandising, marketing, real estate and supply chain functions in North America. Cosby is an energetic and motivating leader who brings a track record for driving growth through his focus on customer differentiation.

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  • Elisa D. Garcia C.
    Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

    Elisa D. Garcia C. was named Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Garcia is responsible for managing legal, regulatory, compliance and government affairs matters for the Company worldwide as well as the Loss Prevention function. Additionally, she serves as General Counsel and Secretary for the Company.

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  • Stephen E. Hare
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Stephen E. Hare was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Hare is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the Company, including Financial Planning, Forecasting, Reporting, and Accounting and Control; and managing the Internal Audit and Risk Management functions, Information Technology and the Integration Office.

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  • Steve Schmidt
    Executive Vice President and President of International

    Steve Schmidt is Executive Vice President and President of International for Office Depot, Inc. In this role, Schmidt is responsible for managing the Company’s international businesses in Europe, Asia, New Zealand, Australia and Mexico.

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  • Juliet Johansson
    Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

    Juliet Johansson was named Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in March 2014. Johansson is responsible for driving the Company’s strategy and leading efforts to develop and prioritize key business initiatives.

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Leadership Team

  • Steve Calkins
    Executive Vice President, Contract Sales

    Steve Calkins was named Executive Vice President of Contract Sales for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Calkins is responsible for managing the Company’s North American field sales organization which services small, medium and large businesses, education and government customers, and Canadian operations. He is also responsible for setting strategic direction to grow profitable sales across customer segments and vertical markets, including by developing innovative solutions

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  • Todd Hale
    Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer

    Todd Hale was named Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Hale is responsible for defining the Company’s IT architecture, managing and overseeing IT projects and portfolio decisions, planning and developing applications supporting business operations, and ensuring the security of IT systems and processes.

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  • Larry Hartley
    Senior Vice President, Supply Chain

    Larry Hartley was named Senior Vice President, Supply Chain for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Hartley is responsible for delivering best-in-class procurement and supply chain support, driving continuous improvement and process standardization across the Company’s distribution network to optimize transportation services and inventory levels, while ensuring timely and affordable fulfillment.

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  • Mike Kirschner
    Executive Vice President, E-Commerce

    Mike Kirschner was named Executive Vice President of E-Commerce for Office Depot, Inc. in April 2014. In this role, Kirschner is responsible for managing all North America websites for the Company’s direct-to-consumer and online business customers, setting strategic direction to grow profitable sales while developing an omni-channel shopping experience aimed at increasing share of wallet.

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  • Rob Koch
    Senior Vice President, Real Estate

    Rob Koch was named Senior Vice President of Real Estate for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Koch is responsible for leading the development of the Company’s real estate strategy and managing the implementation to include lease management, construction and architecture of all new, relocated, reformatted or closing stores.

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  • Ronald Lalla
    Executive Vice President, Merchandising

    Ronald Lalla was named Executive Vice President of Merchandising for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Lalla is responsible for defining the overall Merchandising category and assortment strategy, and strengthening market position and brand recognition through innovative product development and strategic vendor relationships.

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  • Deb O'Connor
    Senior Vice President, Integration

    Deb O’Connor was named Senior Vice President of Integration for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, O’Connor will oversee the successful integration of legacy Office Depot and legacy OfficeMax to ensure the achievement of synergies in an effective and efficient manner.

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  • Tim Rea
    Executive Vice President, Marketing

    Tim Rea was named Executive Vice President of Marketing for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Rea is responsible for driving the development and implementation of strategic marketing activities that build brand loyalty and increase market share across North America.

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  • Troy Rice
    Executive Vice President, Retail

    Troy Rice was named Executive Vice President, Retail for Office Depot, Inc. in April 2014. Rice is responsible for managing the Company’s stores organization and setting strategic direction to grow profitable sales while developing an omni-channel shopping experience aimed at increasing share of wallet. 

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